WGN-TV And The Cubs' Broadcast Future

The Cubs have been televised on WGN-TV since 1948. That could change before the 2015 season.

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Another Cautionary Tale About Baseball TV Rights

The Dodgers are still having problems getting their TV network carried in Los Angeles. What does this mean for the Cubs' TV future?

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Cubs TV Ratings Are Way Down. What Does This Mean?

Fewer people are watching the Cubs on TV than at any time in years.

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Cubs Have New Idea For Team TV Network

The Cubs are only three months away from having their WGN-TV deal expire. They need to figure out where those games are going, and soon. They've got a creative new idea. Will it work?

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WGN America Dropping Cubs, Other Chicago Teams

This isn't unexpected... but it doesn't necessarily mean WGN-TV's connection with the Cubs is over.

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Cubs Broadcast Contracts: Are Deals Getting Close?

We could be within a few weeks of learning where Cubs baseball will be carried on radio and TV going forward.

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Cubs Announce Spring-Training Broadcast Schedule

Baseball is getting closer -- and more Cubs spring games than ever will be on TV this year.

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The Cubs And WGN-TV: What's Next?

Local TV rights fees for baseball games have exploded in the last few years. The Cubs want in on this. Is it too late?

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The Cubs, WGN, TV Rights And The 'Bubble'

Where will Cubs games go after the WGN-TV contract expires after 2014? Here are some more thoughts on this topic.

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WGN Or Not WGN? The Cubs' Dilemma

The Cubs have televised games on WGN-TV since 1948; the 66th straight season, which has just begun, is the longest run for any baseball team with any TV station. Can the Cubs afford to continue? What do they stand to lose if they leave WGN?

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More On The Cubs' Future On WGN-TV

You like the Cubs on WGN. Their deal is up after next season. Will you still get to see the Cubs on WGN? Here's more on this important issue.

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Where Would The Cubs Go, If Not WGN-TV?

The Cubs' deal with WGN-TV expires after 2014. Can they make a new deal with someone else? Sure. Will it benefit the team as much as staying on WGN? That's the key question.

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Bob Brenly's Departure And WGN's Cubs Deal

The former Cubs broadcaster told the Tribune why he left the team last fall. That opens a big, big can of worms regarding the Cubs' future television home.

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